Champlin's 100 Best American Sound Films - Links and List

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Statement by Mr. Champlin

Note: A number following a title indicates Mr. Champlin's ranking of  the "Top Ten."

2001: A Space Odyssey
All About Eve
All Quiet on the
    Western Front
All that Jazz
All the President's Men
American Graffiti
Annie Hall
Apocalypse Now
Bank Dick
Beat the Devil
Best Years of Our Lives 2
Born Yesterday
Cabaret
Casablanca 8
Champion
China Syndrome
Chinatown 4
Citizen Kane 1
Close Encounters of the
    Third Kind
Coal Miner's Daughter
Coming Home
The Conversation 7
Dances with Wolves
Days of Wine and Roses
The Deer Hunter
Diner
Drums Along the Mohawk
Easy Rider
E.T.: The Extraterrestrial
Fantasia
Fat City
Forest Gump
Giant
Godfather I & II 6
Gone With the Wind 10
Grapes of Wrath 3
Guess Who's Coming
    to Dinner
Heiress
High Noon
In Cold Blood
It Happened One Night
Jaws
Last Picture Show
Little Ceasar
The Lost Weekend
Magnificent Ambersons
Manhattan
Maltese Falcon
Mary Poppins
Midnight Cowboy 5
Missing
Mr. Roberts
Mr. Smith Goes to
    Washington
My Fair Lady
Nashville
Network
A Night at the Opera
Ninotchka
North by Northwest
The Odd Couple
On the Town
One Flew Over the
    Cuckoo's Nest
Patton
The Philadelphia Story
A Place in the Sun
Platoon
Psycho
Raging Bull
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Rain Man
Rear Window
Red Badge of Courage
Red River
Rocky
Royal Wedding
Saving Private Ryan
Scarface
Schindler's List
The Searchers
Shane
Singin' In the Rain
Snow White
Some Like it Hot
Sound of Music
Stagecoach
A Star is Born
Star Wars
The Story of GI Joe
Sullivan's Travels
Sunset Boulevard
Titanic
To Have and Have Not
Top Hat
Touch of Evil
The Treasure of the
    Sierra Madre 9
True Grit
Vertigo
White Heat
Wizard of Oz
Yankee Doodle Dandy

    Last Edited (SB) 11/18/04